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Old Book Ornaments, 48, 60, 72 point

Physical Description:
brass (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 1/2 in x 18 1/2 in x 3 in; 1.27 cm x 46.99 cm x 7.62 cm
Object Name:
Matrices, Batch of
Other Terms:
Matrices, Batch of; Ornaments
ID Number:
GA.22991.02.2363
Accession number:
288130
Catalog number:
22991.02.2363
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Work and Industry: Graphic Arts
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b4-18dc-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1859905

Book Ornament of a Classical Ruin with the Medallion Portrait of Francesco Algarotti (1712-1764)

Print Maker:
Mauro Antonio Tesi, Italian, 1730 - 1766  Search this
Medium:
Etching on laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 14.3 x 8.7 cm (5 5/8 x 3 7/16 in.)
Platemark: 14.1 x 8.6 cm (5 9/16 x 3 3/8 in.)
Type:
ornament
Print
Object Name:
Print
Made in:
Italy
Date:
ca. 1760
Credit Line:
Museum purchase through gift of Mrs. John Innes Kane
Accession Number:
1944-24-38
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq4ac2f5619-39a5-4225-8eac-6b08823787b7
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1944-24-38
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Portrait of Albrecht of Brandenburg

Print Maker:
Albrecht Dürer, German, 1471–1528  Search this
Medium:
Engraving on laid paper
Dimensions:
14.8 x 10 cm (5 13/16 x 3 15/16 in.)
Type:
portraits
Print
Object Name:
Print
Made in:
Germany
Date:
1524
Credit Line:
Gift of Leo Wallerstein
Accession Number:
1949-29-20
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq43cc95f34-2dd8-42a4-99c2-4883d6d1efc6
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1949-29-20
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The French art of the book

Physical description:
50 p. ; 29 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Place:
France
Date:
1949
Topic:
Illustration of books  Search this
Book ornamentation  Search this
Call number:
NC980.F87
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_103211

Ornament (Pendant)

Donor Name:
No Information  Search this
Culture:
Sioux (Oceti Sakowin) (?)  Search this
Object Type:
Pendant
Place:
United States (not certain), North America
Accession Date:
1991
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
999999
USNM Number:
ET14891-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/38b0493d8-353b-40b5-b6cf-8eec9753552f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8495720
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A – G

Type:
Archival materials
Date:
Oct. 1867–Jan. 1869
Collection Restrictions:
Freedmen's Bureau Digital Collection, 1865–1872, is a product of and owned by the National Museum of African American History and Culture, Smithsonian Institution. Copyright for digital images is retained by the donor, FamilySearch International; permission for commercial use of the digital images may be requested from FamilySearch International, Intellectual Property Office, at: cor-intellectualproperty@ldschurch.org.
Collection Citation:
Courtesy of the U. S. National Archives and Records Administration, FamilySearch International, and the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture.
Identifier:
NMAAHC.FB.M869, File 4.4.1
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Records of the Assistant Commissioner for the State of South Carolina, Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands, 1865–1870
Records of the Assistant Commissioner for the State of South Carolina, Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands, 1865–1870 / Series 4: Registered Letters Received / 4.4: Entered in Registers 6 and 7
Archival Repository:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/io31df21ca2-f4cc-40c8-93ab-b0a379ec6c3d
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmaahc-fb-m869-ref42
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W. A. Dwiggins a life in design written and designed by Bruce Kennett

Book designer:
Kennett, Bruce  Search this
Author:
Heller, Steven  Search this
Type designer:
Parkinson, Jim  Search this
Compositor:
Steeves, Andrew 1970-  Search this
Babcock, Michael J. Jr. 1963-  Search this
Printer:
Hyder, Darrell  Search this
Penmor Lithographers  Search this
Author:
Püterschein, Hermann  Search this
Masassi, Mwano  Search this
Saunders, Rob  Search this
Rich, Steve  Search this
Kristensen, John  Search this
Kennett, Bruce  Search this
Dwiggins, W. A (William Addison) 1880-1956 Works Selections  Search this
Publisher:
Letterform Archive  Search this
Binder:
Acme Bookbinding  Search this
Subject:
Dwiggins, W. A (William Addison) 1880-1956  Search this
Physical description:
xi, 483 pages color illustrations, portraits 29 cm + (in the deluxe edition only) 1 burnt umber portfolio (23 unnumbered pages ; 2 leaves of plates)
Type:
Biography
Catalogs
Specimens
Artists' books
Biographies
History
Slipcases
Letterpress printing
Place:
United States
California
Date:
2017
20th century
21st century
Topic:
Artists' books  Search this
Graphic artists  Search this
Type designers  Search this
Book ornamentation  Search this
Graphic design (Typography)--History  Search this
Stencil work  Search this
Graphic design (Typography)  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1112060

Guild of Book Workers journal

Title:
Journal of the Guild of Book Workers
Author:
Guild of Book Workers  Search this
Guild of Book Workers Journal  Search this
Physical description:
ill. 22 cm
Type:
Periodicals
Date:
1962
Topic:
Bookbinding  Search this
Book ornamentation  Search this
Calligraphy  Search this
Call number:
Z119 .G955j
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_66380

A source book of French advertising art. With over 5000 illus. from the turn of the century

Compiler:
Zucker, Irving  Search this
Physical description:
256 pages (chiefly illustrations) 29 cm
Type:
Specimens
Illustrated works
Place:
France
Date:
1964
[1964]
Topic:
Commercial art  Search this
Printing  Search this
Manners and customs  Search this
Social life and customs  Search this
Illustrations  Search this
Call number:
NC997 .Z8X
NC997.Z8X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_61209

Waddleton chronology of books with colour printed illustrations or decorations : 15th to 20th century / by Norman Waddleton

Author:
Waddleton, Norman  Search this
Subject:
Cambridge University Library  Search this
Physical description:
xviii, 656 p. ; 31 cm
Type:
Bibliography
Catalogs
Date:
1993
Topic:
Illustrated books  Search this
Illustration of books--Bibliography  Search this
Book ornamentation--Bibliography  Search this
Call number:
Z1023 .W118 1993
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_481615

Book decoration in America, 1890-1910 : a guide to an exhibition / by Laurie W. Crichton ; revised by Wayne G. Hammond, Robert L. Volz

Author:
Crichton, Laurie W. -1979  Search this
Hammond, Wayne G  Search this
Volz, Robert L  Search this
Chapin Library  Search this
Physical description:
87 p. : facsims. ; 24 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Place:
United States
Williamstown (Mass.)
Date:
1979
Topic:
Book ornamentation--History--Exhibitions  Search this
Illustration of books--History  Search this
Decoration and ornament--Art nouveau  Search this
Exhibitions  Search this
Call number:
Z276.C75 1979X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_244875

Creating a New Tradition to Honor the NEA National Heritage Fellows

Creator:
Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage  Search this
Type:
Blog posts
Smithsonian staff publications
Blog posts
Published Date:
Wed, 04 Jan 2017 14:21:00 GMT
Topic:
Cultural property  Search this
See more posts:
Festival Blog
Data Source:
Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:posts_5ebae77b87cc455d3dc40a113b2fc7e1

Cuts, borders, and ornaments. Selected from the Robinson-Pforzheimer typographical collection in the New York Public Library

Author:
New York Public Library  Search this
Robinson, Elrie  Search this
Pforzheimer, Carl Howard 1879-1957  Search this
Physical description:
44 l. of illus. 28 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1962
1962]
Topic:
Printers' marks  Search this
Book ornamentation  Search this
Call number:
Z235 .N53 1962
Z235.N53
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_83283

Das Alte buch und seine ausstattung vom XV. bis zum XIX. jahrhundert: buchdruck, buchschmuck und einbände. Mit einem vorwort von dr. Heinrich Röttinger... 1376 abbildungen auf 74 doppelseitigen buch- und lichtdrucktafeln

Author:
Gerlach, Martin  Search this
Physical description:
5p. l., 148 pl. on 74 l. 30x25cm
Type:
Electronic resources
Date:
1915
1915]
Topic:
Book ornamentation  Search this
Illustrated books  Search this
Illustration of books  Search this
Bookbinding  Search this
Call number:
Z1023.A343X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_258417
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Modernt engelskt boktryck och engelska bokband

Author:
Röhsska kontslöjdmuseet (Göteborg, Sweden)  Search this
Physical description:
46 p. : ill., plan ; 22 cm
Type:
Electronic resources
Place:
England
Date:
1921
Topic:
Book industries and trade--Exhibitions  Search this
Bookbinding--Exhibitions  Search this
Book ornamentation--Exhibitions  Search this
Call number:
Z151 .M68 1921
Z151.M68 1921
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_387561
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The art of the book; a review of some recent European and American work in typography, page decoration & binding. Charles Holme, editor

Author:
Holme, Charles 1848-1923  Search this
Newdigate, Bernard H (Bernard Henry) 1869-1944  Search this
Cockerell, Douglas  Search this
Deubner, Ludwig 1877-1946  Search this
Taylor, E. A  Search this
Levetus, A. S (Amelia Sarah)  Search this
Brunius, August 1879-1926  Search this
Orcutt, William Dana 1870-1953  Search this
Physical description:
vii, 276 p. incl. illus., plates (part col.) facsims. 29 cm
Type:
Specimens
Date:
1914
Topic:
Book ornamentation  Search this
Type and type-founding  Search this
Printing  Search this
Bookbinding--Facsimiles  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_698642
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Work of W.A. Dwiggins

Artist:
Dwiggins, W. A (William Addison) 1880-1956  Search this
Writer of preface:
Hofer, Philip 1898-1984  Search this
Papermaker:
Fairbanks, Thomas Nast  Search this
Book designer:
Ruzicka, Rudolph 1883-1978  Search this
Publisher:
American Institute of Graphic Arts  Search this
Host institution:
Architectural League of New York  Search this
Binder:
J.F. Tapley Co.  Search this
Printer:
Pynson Printers  Search this
Collotyper:
Meriden Gravure Company  Search this
Subject:
Dwiggins, W. A (William Addison) 1880-1956  Search this
Physical description:
39 pages, 47 unnumbered leaves of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 23 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Collotypes (prints)
Line blocks
Exhibition catalogs
Case bindings (Binding)
Decorated paper bindings (Binding)
Date:
1937
Topic:
Book design  Search this
Book ornamentation  Search this
Printing  Search this
Call number:
Z116.A3 D8X 1937
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1108837

The hand-book of taste in book-binding

Title:
Handbook of taste in bookbinding
Author:
Churton, Edward 1781 or 1782-1855  Search this
Printer:
Harrild, Thomas  Search this
Physical description:
31 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 21 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1847
Topic:
Book ornamentation  Search this
Bookbinding  Search this
Call number:
Z276 .C48 1847
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_483997

Five centuries of book design; a survey of styles in the Columbia library, by Hellmut Lehmann-Haupt

Author:
Lehmann-Haupt, Hellmut 1903-1992  Search this
Columbia University Libraries  Search this
Physical description:
1 preliminary leaf, 23 pages illustrations (facsimiles) 26 cm
Type:
Specimens
Date:
1931
[1931]
Topic:
Printing  Search this
Book ornamentation  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_484249

Graphic design; a library of old and new masters in the graphic arts, by Leon Friend, M.A., and Joseph Hefter, PH. D

Author:
Friend, Leon  Search this
Author:
Hefter, Joseph  Search this
Physical description:
4 preliminary leaves, 407 pages including frontispiece, illustrations, plates, facsimiles 28 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1936
[©1936]
Topic:
Graphic design (Typography)  Search this
Lettering  Search this
Type and type-founding  Search this
Commercial art  Search this
Commercial photography  Search this
Photomechanical processes  Search this
Book ornamentation  Search this
Art--Study and teaching  Search this
Graphic arts  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_249745

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